Vice President
Transactions/General Counsel

Andre Ferrari

Andre Ferrari serves as Vice President of Transactions and General Counsel for Tellus Group. Andre leads acquisition and disposition efforts for Tellus Group and serves as general counsel on all legal matters. He also works alongside the rest of the team planning new communities, collaborating with municipalities, interfacing with existing and potential future homebuilder partners, capitalizing developments, structuring joint ventures, managing current developments and coordinating investor communications.

Prior to joining Tellus Group, Andre advised real estate owners and operators on capitalization of their real estate assets and projects at JLL Capital Markets (formerly HFF). Andre’s clients included pension funds, developers, investment managers, family offices, and a variety of real estate investment vehicles. He primarily focused on joint venture equity and construction financing for residential developments. During his time at JLL, Andre was involved in over $2.5 Billion of closed transactions across 20+ states.

Prior to his time at JLL, Andre was an associate attorney at the international law firm Haynes and Boone, where he advised clients on their real estate and M&A transactions. During his time at Haynes and Boone, Andre advised clients on over $3.5 Billion in closed transactions.

Andre received his undergraduate degree in Finance from the University of Central Florida and his Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law. He is a licensed attorney in the State of Texas. He is also an active member of The Real Estate Council (TREC) and formerly served on its Young Guns Board. Andre’s interest in residential development originated prior to obtaining his J.D. during his time with Hicks Trans American Partners, where he worked on master-planned community developments in the Patagonia region of Argentina. Andre is originally from Bogota, Colombia and is bilingual.